Smith’s Hornpipe (2)

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X:1 T:Smith’s Hornpipe [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Kerr’s Merry Melodies (vol. 2, No. 325) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A2 | dcdA Bcde | gfed cBAG | FAdf gfed | e2A2A2(Bc) | dAeA fAgA | aAbA dcBA | dfeg faeg | f2d2d2 :| |: f2 | agfe dfga | b2e2e2d2 | cAeA fAed | c2A2A2(Bc) | dAeA fAgA | aAbA dcBA | dfeg faeg | f2d2d2 :|



SMITH'S HORNPIPE [2]. AKA and see “Babbit's Hornpipe,” “Myopia Hornpipe.” Scottish? American?, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune has either an American or Scottish provenance, depending on whether the undated “Kerr’s” collection was published before “Ryan’s Mammoth” or not.



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Source for notated version : -

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 92. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2) c. 1880’s; No. 325, p. 36. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883.

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